Shanghai Dreams (Qinghong)
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Shanghai Dreams (Qinghong)
A young girl living with her family in rural China finds both her father and the rapidly changing times weighing heavily on her dreams in this drama from filmmaker Wang Xiaoshuai. At the dawn of the 1980s, modern sensibilities had reached to the furthest corners of the globe, but previous political obligation had forced some loyal Chinese families to move to remote border provinces in hopes of establishing a stronger line of defense against possible invasion. Qinghong's family was one such family, though her father's growing regret of having uprooted his life for an invasion that never… More

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"Revolution is shown as a force both for liberation, and for tragic catastrophe"
‑ Anton Bitel,
"Viewed in the context of the progression of Wang's work ... Shanghai Dreams represents a progression of sorts in his attempt to portray migrants in China in a more sympathetic light ..."
‑ Kim Voynar, Cinematical
"Skilfully filmed but fairly dull, this drama paints a remarkable portrait of life in China's factory towns in the 1980s."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
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